Monday, 6 July 2009

At The Cheerful Soul we have:
A main menu,
an offer menu starting at £11.50 for two courses including a Glass of Wine or Nip of Ale,
often changing specials,
a childrens menu at £5.95 including a drink, meal and ice cream
and a bar snack menu.

Our main Menu:

Pea, mint and broad bean soup with lemon oil £3.50
Brixham crab and clotted cream tart with horseradish dressing £5.50
Pressed ham hock terrine with cauliflower piccalilli and warm toast £5.25
Fresh and aged Homefield House goats cheese salad with marinated beetroot £6.95
Marinated cherry tomato and shallot tart £6.50
Half pint of shell on Atlantic prawns with homemade mayonnaise £6.50

Main course
Sauteed summer mushrooms, tagliatelle, garlic chives, crème fraiche and pea shoots £10.50
Chargrilled aubergine with garlic, potato dumplings and fresh pistou £10.75
Braised Atlantic sea trout with summer vegetables, white wine and basil £13.50
Warm roast chicken ballotine, fresh garden salad, tarragon dressing £11.25
Braised lamb clod fillet, smoked aubergine, buttered spinach £15.95
Slow cooked belly pork, wilted gem lettuce, peas and spring onions £12.75

From the grill
Line caught Cornish sardines, rosemary sea salt, chips £10.75
Seared Skirt steak (7oz) with shallot and mustard dressing, chips £11.50

Our brilliant butcher Aubrey Allen hangs our steaks to dry mature for at least 28 days for tenderness and flavour. We serve them with hand cut chips, braised field mushroom and roast tomatoes. Please feel free to swap if you would like a different style of potato or salad with your steak.

Sirloin (8oz) £19.50
Whole cut Fore-Rib steak (8oz) £17.50
Fillet (8oz) £23.50

A bit on the side
Hand cut chips £2.50
Mashed potatoes £2.50
Boiled potatoes £2.50
Peas, wilted gem lettuce, spring onion £2.75
Buttered spinach £2.75
Carrots with marjoram £2.75
Green salad £2.95
Garden salad £2.95

Thursday, 2 July 2009

The Cheerful Soul OPEN 7th JULY!!!

We are pleased to announce that we will be opening for business from the 7th July 2009!
For our first week we ask that you pre-book your table as there are limited places and we don't want you to be dissapointed. Call The Cheerful Soul on 01628 483343 to book or e-mail

However you are welcome to visit the bar and enjoy a drink and a bar snack which is open without the need to book.

Pimms is available on tap to enjoy in the sunshine on The Cheerful Patio!

Or enjoy a good old fashioned Ploughmans Lunch and a pint!

We are all looking forward to offering you a big welcome and showing you around the newly renovated Hare and Hounds 17th century country inn now re-named 'The Cheerful Soul'.

The Cheerful Soul in The Hare and Hounds, Henley Road, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2DF

Holly english (The Cheerful Artist)
When you visit why not see if you can find the mousehole!?!